TEL AVIV – A conference was held in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv from 25 to 31 January, where participants from a number of students and members of the European Students’ Union (ESU) gathered to discuss youth leadership, as well as the work being done in preparation for the Ministerial Conference of the European Higher Education Area to be held in Yerevan in May this year.
Discussions on the role that students can take in shaping society, the human rights situation in Europe, as well as a commemoration of the 70th International Holocaust Remembrance day took place. The history of the Bologna process and the implementation status of the Bologna action lines was also presented.
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